New Zealand women’s team beat West Indies women’s team

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NZ W Vs WI W 2nd ODI Match Highlights
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NZ W Vs WI W 2nd ODI Match Highlights

New Zealand women survived a serious collapse after a tight game in Antigua

Early Start

NZ W Vs WI W 2nd ODI Match Highlights: West Indies trailed by two wickets and had almost ten overs left. With this triumph, New Zealand women’s team also established an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the three-match ODI series.

Through a two-wicket victory in Antigua. Eden Carson made his debut by taking three wickets, New Zealand was able to win their first ODI series against the West Indies. Hayley Jensen hit the winning boundary after Carson escaped two deliveries from Karishma Ramharack. New Zealand lost 4 for 3 late in the chase, making it closer than it should have been.

Star Player

Off-spinner Carson had a great debut, taking the crucial wicket of West Indies top scorer Hayley Matthews as her first victim (lbw on the back foot). Followed by Chinelle Henry and Shakera Selman. Together, she, Fran Jonas, and Amelia Kerr created a lot of issues, Carson picked up 3 wickets for 31 runs. From their ten overs, Kerr and Jonas gave up just 17 each.

The West Indies were in difficulty after Lea Tahuhu had Stafanie Taylor brilliantly picked by Isabella Gaze in the 11th over and Kerr had Kyshona Knight taken in the covers off a leading edge.

West Indies had fallen to 29 for 3 and were further troubled.

When Lea Tahuhu had Stafanie Taylor superbly caught by Isabella Gaze in the eleventh over and Kerr had Kyshona Knight taken in the covers off a leading edge, West Indies had slid to 29 for 3 and were further in difficulty.

The End 

Before Carson’s intervention, Matthews and Henry put up a 47-run partnership for the sixth wicket.

When New Zealand slipped to 51 for 3, West Indies fought back with the ball early in the chase, but their run rate was good, so there was minimal pressure on the scoreboard, Green and Lauren Down put 66 runs together for the fourth wicket to break the target, and Green and Brooke Halliday then took them for six runs to finish them out before the last hiccup that did not prove costly.

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